Educational Issues of Indigenous Children in Malaysia
This article describes issues pertaining to the learning of indigenous children in Malaysia. Information from school teachers and headmasters, community head, parents as well as the indigenous children of five selected indigenous school has helped the researchers to reach some of the conclusion regarding the issues. The main issues concerning the education of the indigenous children in Malaysia include attendance, learning process, and continuous education. All these issues are influenced by the family mindset, location, culture, and teacher preparation. Finally this article discusses suggestion on improving the educational process of the indigenous children in Malaysia.
Keywords: Indigenous Children, School Attendance, Learning Process
Prof. Dr. Zuria Mahmud
Affiliation not supplied
Dr. Salleh Amat
Lecturer, Foundation, National University of Malaysia